Archive - Sports Article
April 17th, 2015
ROCHESTER ‚ÄĒ Whitko‚Äôs girls track team took a lopsided win at Rochester Thursday, 82-50.
The Lady Wildcats were led by several first-place finishes.
Elaine Warner had a stellar performance for Whitko, placing first in two events, second in another and helping a relay team to a win.
OSSIAN ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs boys golf team traveled to Timber Ridge Golf Course Thursday to take on Norwell.
The Eagles came away with an impressive score and the win, 155-174, to remain undefeated on the season.
‚ÄúThis was a strong win on the road to open conference play,‚ÄĚ said Columbia City Head Coach Andrew Thompson. ‚ÄúI thought our guys handled the wet conditions well.‚ÄĚ
CHURUBUSCO ‚ÄĒ Sending 13 batters to the plate in the bottom of the first inning, Churubusco‚Äôs baseball team put on an offensive display against the visiting Garrett Railroaders Thursday evening, taking a 14-2 win in five innings.
The host Eagles pounded out 12 hits for the contest in just four at-bats. The outcome could have been worse as the Eagles left six runners on base.
OSSIAN ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs girls‚Äô tennis team opened the season with a 4-1 win at Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Norwell Tuesday evening.
Rachel Flauding, dropped a 6-2, 6-3 decision to Norwell‚Äôs Molly Burton in the No. 1 singles match.
Katie Doerhmann downed Norwell‚Äôs Megan Herber by identical 6-1, 6-1 scores in the No. 2 singles slot, while Hannah Clark defeated Norwell‚Äôs Cierra Middleton 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3 singles.
SOUTH WHITLEY ‚ÄĒ After five innings, Whitko‚Äôs Lady Wildcats held a 4-1 lead over West Noble‚Äôs Lady Chargers.
But in the sixth inning, the Whitko bats started connecting and the flood gates opened on the way to an 11-1 win for the Lady ‚ÄôCats to end the game early. Back-to-back singles by Hanna Yohe and Emily Hughes scored Syndney Lancaster and Riley Insley, respectively.
CHURUBUSCO ‚ÄĒ Churubusco‚Äôs Lady Eagle softball team is still in search of its first win of the season following a 12-3 home loss to an aggressive Manchester team Wednesday.
The Eagles jumped in front in the bottom of the first inning when Jazlyn Needler scored on a single by Alisha Farner. Needler had reached safely on a Manchester error.
FORT WAYNE ‚ÄĒ In a game that was essentially over after two innings, the Whitko Lady Wildcats traveled to Fort Wayne South Side Tuesday evening, pummeling the Lady Archers 20-0.
While holding the Lady Archers scoreless, Whitko put up six runs in the first inning and eight in the second to take a 14-0 lead after two innings.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Winning games in dramatic fashion is becoming a habit for the Columbia City Lady Eagle softball team.
After winning the season opener against Marion in its final at-bat, Columbia City used two home runs in the bottom of the seventh ‚ÄĒ including a two-run walk-off shot ‚ÄĒ to down Wawasee 6-4 Tuesday night at Morsches Park.
The Lady Eagles faced a very good fielding Wawasee Lady Warrior team lead by pitcher Meghan Fretz. Fretz picked up 10 strike-outs in the game, including the first four Lady Eagles that she faced.
CHURUBUSCO ‚ÄĒ Despite eight errors by the Carroll Charger defense, Churubusco‚Äôs varsity baseball team gave up its early lead and lost at home in extra innings Monday night, 10-7.
The first score of the game came from the Eagles off an RBI single by Drew Buffenbarger that sent Brandon Jencks home.
‚ÄôBusco scored once more in the second and once in the third before a three-inning drought.
ARGOS ‚ÄĒ The Whitko Wildcat baseball team traveled to Argos Saturday and took a pair of lopsided wins against the Dragons. The Wildcats took game one 16-6 in six innings, and game two 15-1 in five innings.
In game one the Wildcats put runs on the board in every inning, taking an 8-1 lead after the fourth inning.
The Wildcats tacked on two more runs in the top of the fifth, and withstood a Dragon rally that saw the hosts push across five runs in the bottom of the fifth to close to within four at 10-6.